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Colonial Inn

  • 3329 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 11.5
  • Nags Head

The Colonial Inn in Nags Head overlooks the magnificent Atlantic Ocean and combines Old World charm with modern accommodations, updated amenities and private beach access. Centrally located next to the Nags Head Fishing Pier, it is convenient to numerous attractions, outdoor activities and within walking distance of a variety of restaurants. One of the first establishments to provide guest accommodations in Nags Head, the Colonial Inn has been extensively renovated and remodeled for the 2014 season. Accommodations include standard king and double rooms (with refrigerator and microwave), efficiencies and fully equipped apartments that sleep up to 10 guests. Amenities include free WiFi, free passes to the Outer Banks YMCA, an outdoor swimming pool, outdoor grills and overflow parking. The Colonial Inn is pet friendly, non-smoking and only closes December-March.


Outer Banks Inn

  • 1003 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 9
  • Kill Devil Hills

Whether you desire a secluded getaway or a family vacation, you will find service, hospitality and relaxing accommodations at the Outer Banks Inn. Recently renovated, the Inn provides modern, comfortable accommodations with a pool, located only one block from the beach. If you would rather not walk, their free beach shuttle service will transport you and your gear to the beach and back. But if you do want a great work out, they also provide passes to the YMCA. They offer continental breakfast, Bath & Body Works bath amenities, LG flat screen televisions, Serta mattresses and microwave/refrigerators in every room. Outside, the Outer Banks Inn provides a convenient barbecue area and a pool. The inn is open year round and is smoke free.

Beach Haven Motel

  • 4104 N. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 4
  • Kitty Hawk
  • (252) 261-4785, (888) 559-0506

Beach Haven Motel emphasizes quality over quantity. They have six guest rooms that are located just across the street from the beach on an attractively landscaped lot. Their mini-efficiency rooms include a refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Choose from either their economy rooms, which accommodate two people, or their deluxe rooms, which accommodate four. Each room includes an outdoor seating area with two chairs and a table. A guest picnic area is available with a gas grill and picnic table. Low-cost rentals are offered for beach supplies like chairs, umbrellas and boogie boards. All rooms are non-smoking. WiFi access is provided. The Beach Haven is open from mid-April to mid-October.

Beacon Motor Lodge

  • 2617 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 10.5
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-5501, (800) 441-4804

This classic oceanfront motor lodge has a variety of one-, two- and three-room combinations. Room selections include king, queen, double and single beds, cable TV with HBO, microwaves, refrigerators and phones. Round out the selection with two- and three-room apartments with living rooms and kitchens, efficiencies with kitchenette, and two- to five-bedroom cottages. All rooms are non-smoking and pets are not allowed. The Lodge includes an oceanfront patio, two kiddy pools, a large outdoor pool, grills, lending library, laundry facilities, daily maid service (except in the cottages), a ramp for handicapped beach access and free wireless internet. The family-owned and operated Beacon Motor Lodge is open late March through mid-October.

Blue Heron Motel

  • 6811 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 15.5
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-7447

This oceanfront motel features rooms with small refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers and a choice of double or king beds. Efficiencies come with complete kitchens. They have one efficiency with a Jacuzzi tub. Rooms feature private balconies, and the second and third floors have stunning ocean views. Amenities include cable TV, WiFi access in rooms, two outdoor pools and a heated indoor pool with a hot tub. YMCA passes are available upon request at the front desk. Smoking is not allowed in the rooms or on the balconies. No pets are allowed. The Blue Heron Motel is closed January through mid-February.

Buccaneer Motel and Beach Suites

  • 3512 N. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 5
  • Kitty Hawk
  • (252) 261-2030, (800) 442-4412

The Buccaneer Motel and Beach Suites offers rooms and suites just across the Beach Road from the ocean. Rooms include a blow dryer, small refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave, while suites have full kitchens. They have suites from one to three bedrooms in size. Guests enjoy an outdoor pool, playground, picnic tables and charcoal grills. For your convenience, there are guest laundry facilities and a fish cleaning station. Best of all, the beach is directly across the street. The Buccaneer is open year round. Pets are not allowed.

Cavalier Motel

  • 601 S. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 8.5
  • Kill Devil Hills
  • (252) 441-5584

The Cavalier Motel is a quintessential beach motel: oceanfront and comfy. They offer three choices for accommodations—basic rooms, rooms equipped with kitchenettes and cottages. The oceanfront rooms feature decks, and guests can simply open the door and walk right out to the beach. They have an outdoor pool that is open in season, a kids’ play area, shuffleboard, horseshoes and volleyball. There is a fish cleaning station and a grill for guest use. The basic rooms include a refrigerator and microwave, and the rooms with kitchenettes and cottages include all major kitchen appliances plus toasters, coffee makers, pots and pans. All rooms receive daily maid service except on Saturdays. Pets are allowed in the cottages, but they ask that pets be crated when left alone.

Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

  • 8017 Old Oregon Inlet Road, Beach Road in South Nags Head, MP 16.5
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-7488, (800) 699-1962

This hotel was recently remodeled. They offer oceanfront rooms and efficiencies. Oceanfront room amenities include cable TV, two full or queen beds, microwaves, coffee makers and refrigerator. Efficiencies have full kitchens. Outdoor facilities feature a pool and a picnic area. Pets are allowed. The Dolphin Motel is open April through November.

Driftin’ Sands Motel

  • 1906 N. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 7
  • Kill Devil Hills
  • (252) 441-5115, (800) 237-1083

Located at milepost 7 in Kill Devil Hills, the Driftin’ Sands Motel offers smoke-free, budget-friendly accommodations without sacrificing vacation comfort. The motel features 2-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes, rooms with double beds and a three-bedroom cottage. The Driftin’ Sands is open from spring through late fall. All accommodations feature a microwave and refrigerator, and guests have access to the outdoor pool located at the Days Inn & Suites Mariner.

Islander Motel

  • 7001 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 16
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-6229

This attractive oceanfront venue features balconies or patios and many rooms with scenic views. Rooms have double or queen beds (one king is available), sitting areas, flat-screen tvs, coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators, with a few featuring kitchenettes. Enjoy the outdoor pool (which is heated in the off-season), barbeque grills and a private walkway to the sea. Pets are not allowed. They are open April to November 1. Look for them on Facebook.

Ocean Side Court

  • 6401 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 15.5
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-6167

Efficiencies and cottages are offered at this oceanfront accommodation. Amenities include double beds, cable TV and full kitchens with microwaves, stoves and refrigerators in the rooms. No phones are available in the units, so you get to come here and honestly unplug! Pets are not allowed, and there is no pool on location, but you don’t necessarily need one with Mother Ocean just steps away. This is a reasonably priced option. Families or fishermen on a budget will appreciate the simple accommodations and the great oceanfront location. The Ocean Side Court is open March through December 1.

Outer Banks Motor Lodge

  • 1509 S. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 9.5
  • Kill Devil Hills
  • (252) 441-7404, (877) 625-6343

Outer Banks Motor Lodge is an oceanfront establishment offering rooms and efficiencies. Efficiencies include a full kitchen with pots, pans and utensils. All rooms include a mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker and WiFi access. Guests in oceanfront rooms on the first floor can walk right onto the beach, and guests on the second floor enjoy an oceanfront deck. The grounds include a seasonal outdoor pool, kid’s playground and picnic area. Guests have access to a fish cleaning area, charcoal grills and laundry machines. Pet friendly rooms are available. Outer Banks Motor Lodge is open from March through October.

Owens’ Motel

  • 7115 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 16.5
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-6361

Situated adjacent to the venerable Owens’ Restaurant, this old Nags Head-style motel features oceanfront efficiencies with double, queen and king bed options plus full kitchens, private balconies with spectacular views and tile baths and showers. Rooms feature refrigerators, microwaves and cable TV and are great if you spend all day at the beach and just need something simple. There’s no internet or phones here, so come and fully relax. Owens’ is open from about mid-March through December.

Rodeway Inn & Suites

  • 7218 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 16.5
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-5242

Rodeway Inn & Suites (formerly Travelers Oceanside Inn) was recently remodeled. Suites, rooms, efficiencies and cottages are offered, all featuring cable TV with Showtime, a mini-fridge, microwave and in-room coffee. Accommodations with king, queen, double beds and kitchenettes are available. Rooms on the second and third floors have ocean views from the common balcony. Enjoy the convenience of an on-site fish cleaning station. They are right across the street from the Nags Head beaches and the new Jennette’s Pier and located near two local favorite restaurants, Sam & Omie’s and Owens’. The Tanger Outlet Mall is across the highway, and great local grocery and fast food restaurants are all nearby. Pets are welcomed.


  • 4618 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 2.5
  • Kitty Hawk
  • (252) 261-3286, (866) 348-9881

Built in the 1950s, this is one of the treasured old-school beach motels. Saltaire is great for families and has watched generations of them return each year. They have an in-ground pool that’s also right across from the beach. Accommodations include 10 two-bedroom apartments and two three-bedroom cottages. Plus, they offer one-bedroom apartments in the off-season. All Saltaire accommodation have WiFi internet access. The cottages have cable TV with VCRs, heat/air-conditioning and telephones. All apartments have cable TV with VCRs, heat/air conditioning, telephones and full kitchens. Some apartments have private screened porches. In fact, the screened porches are one of their most enjoyable features. If you can’t book for an entire week, don’t worry. Partial week stays are an available option.

Sandspur Motel & Cottage Court

  • 6607 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 15.5
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-6993, (800) 522-8486

Located on the oceanfront, the Sandspur has been family owned and operated since 1970. Guests choose from rooms, efficiency or cottage accommodations, with rooms featuring queen beds, cable TV, microwaves and refrigerators. Efficiencies have full kitchens. The cottages are two-, three- and four-bedroom little houses. Daily maid service is provided in rooms and efficiencies. They have an outdoor pool, playground and walkway to the beach. There is a coin-operated washer and dryer on the premises. The Sandspur is open from mid-March through October.

Sea Foam Motel

  • 7111 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 16.5
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-7320

Built in 1948, this oceanfront motel was recently approved for the National Register of Historic Places. They have a great location, allowing easy access to the beach and to the town of Nags Head. Sea Foam offers oceanfront rooms and efficiencies. They also have cottages and a deluxe apartment. All cottages and efficiencies come completely furnished and have refrigerators, stoves and microwaves. All units and rooms have cable TV with HBO, air conditioning, phones, refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms above the first floor have private balconies. Other offerings include free WiFi access, a heated pool, shuffleboard court and a children’s play area. Pets are not allowed. The Sea Foam is open March to mid-December.

Sea Kove Motel

  • 4600 Lindbergh Avenue, The Beach Road, MP 2.5
  • Kitty Hawk
  • (252) 261-4722

Located just across the street from the beach, the Sea Kove Motel offers efficiencies and cottages that make you feel right at home. There is even one cottage right on the oceanfront. They have an outdoor pool, playground and fish cleaning station available for guest use. The rooms are handicapped-accessible. Pets are not allowed. The Sea Kove is closed from December through March.

SeeSea Motel

  • 1234 S. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 9
  • Kill Devil Hills
  • (252) 441-7321

The SeeSea Motel is located between the highways on the beach road and is steps from a public ocean access. The motel offers basic rooms, efficiencies, several two-bedroom apartments and a three-bedroom cottage. Efficiencies, apartments and the cottage all have a full kitchen, and the basic rooms include a small fridge and microwave. Free WiFi access is available. An outdoor pool is open in the summer season, and the grounds include a picnic area and snack/soda machines. There is no daily maid service (although housekeeping services are available upon request), but a laundry room is open for guest use. All rooms are non-smoking. Pets are not allowed. The SeeSea Motel is open all year long.

Tar Heel Motel

  • 7010 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Beach Road, MP 16
  • Nags Head
  • (252) 441-6150

The Tar Heel Motel offers a choice of rooms and kitchenettes that accommodate two to four people per room. All rooms feature double or queen beds, cable TVs, refrigerators and microwaves. The motel has an outdoor pool and sun deck, grills and picnic area. The Tar Heel Motel is across the street from a beach access and is open from April through October. Special packages are available throughout the season.

The Ebb Tide

  • 2028 S. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 9.5
  • Kill Devil Hills
  • (252) 441-4913

The Ebb Tide is located just across the Beach Road from the ocean, behind Ship’s Wheel Restaurant. Choose from rooms or efficiencies with microwaves and refrigerators. Enjoy the outdoor pool and picnic area. The Ebb Tide has been on the beach for more than 50 years and is open from April through September.

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